Zeeshan Zaidi is SVP/General Manager of OnTour with Ticketmaster, a division of Live Nation Entertainment. OnTour is Ticketmaster’s concerts and touring division — works with artists, managers, agents, promoters and labels to help make tours more successful through leveraging Ticketmaster’s marketing reach, data insights, and commerce opportunities. In this capacity, Zeeshan also manages Ticketmaster’s Premium Ticketing business (Platinum, VIP) Commerce business (music and merchandise bundles and upsells), and Subscription Fan Club business (clients include U2, Maroon 5, Madonna, Zac Brown Band, Guns N’ Roses and many others). Before joining Ticketmaster he spent several years in the startup world in various capacities. He was CEO/co-founder of Host Committee, Inc., a social media and events startup. He also served as COO and Head of Global of LimeWire, the world’s largest file-sharing network, and COO of Selectable Media (formerly Nabbr), a video advertising network. Zeeshan previously spent seven years in the recorded music industry at Sony BMG in numerous roles, including VP, Digital for RCA and Senior Director, Marketing for Arista Records. There, he helped develop the careers of superstar artists such as Avril Lavigne, OutKast, Usher and Dido. Zeeshan received an AB in Economics from Harvard University, an MBA from Harvard Business School and a JD from Harvard Law School, and is admitted to the New York State bar.